16145 Milwaukee Academy of Medicine - "Emerging Infectious Diseases E-Z" (E as in Elizabethkingia and Z as in Zika) - May 17, 2016

Milwaukee, WI US
May 17, 2016
 
 
1325th Meeting
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Milwaukee Academy of Medicine
Wisconsin Club
900 West Wisconsin Avenue
6:00 PM Registration
6:30 PM Dinner   ($48.00 payable by check)
7:30 PM Presentation
Reservations Required by 5/12/16
 
 

Emerging Infectious Diseases - E-Z (E as in Elizabethkingia and Z as in Zika)

Michael Kron, MD, MSc, FACP
Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
Medical College of Wisconsin

Dr. Kron will review the context of recent emerging infectious diseases in the news and their impact on medical practice in Wisconsin.

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Medical College of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Academy of Medicine. The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target Audience

  • Physicians of all medical specialties

Learning Objectives

  • Attendees will gain a better appreciation for the work of "Microbial Ecologists" outside the standard world of medical microbiology.
  • Attendees will better understand the concept of "emerging" infectious diseases in the USA as a result of "hidden" vectors and ecosystems.
  • Attendees will better understand what the following emerging infectious diseases have in common: Zika , Dengue, Chinkungunya, Yellow Fever, and sepsis from Elizabethkingia.
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Amy John, Executive Director
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 456-8249
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
04/25/2016
Course expires: 
07/17/2016
Event starts: 
05/17/2016 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
05/17/2016 - 9:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Wisconsin Club
900 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53233
United States
Activity Director
Jack Kleinman, MD
Professor
Department of Nephrology
Medical College of Wisconsin
 
Program Committee Members:
Ellen Blank, M.D.
Arthur Derse, M.D., J.D.
Thomas Heinrich, M.D.
H. David Kerr, M.D.
Matthew Lee, M.D.
Daryl Melzer, M.D.
Kurt Pfeifer, M.D.
Carol Pohl, M.D.
Tod Poremski, M.D.
Alonzo Walker, M.D.
 
Speaker:
Michael Kron, MD, MSc, FACP
 
 

The speaker and all persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/25/2016
Course expires: 
07/17/2016

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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